Seller: gdme (7,608) 100% , Location: Raymore, Missouri, Ships to: US, Item: 401331564842 Details: 2007 2ND EDITION BOOK PLUS U.S.A. NBTHK RESEARCH MATERIAL Tsuba an Aesthetic Study by Dr. Torigoye Kazutaro and Robert Haynes This is an English translation and expansion of Torigoye’s Tsuba Geijutsu-Ko. It covers the history and characteristics of the major tsuba groups. There are some b/w illustrations, but the text is very valuable. Portions of this work first appeared in the Haynes auction catalog series in the 1980’s. This is the 2007 second edition of the 2000 printing. It is a must reference book for serious tsuba collectors. This is a soft cover, spiral bound, 300 page book in excellent condition. You will also receive these US branch of the NBTHK informational, staple bound mailings: The Haynes Yagyu Design Book, The history of a Satsuma samurai, Report on Tameshi-giri cutting test, The workmanship and development of the Yamashiro tradition the Rai School 9-10-11 and Nobukuni school, Bizen blades, Nidai Oku Motohira, The Mori Shusui Museum of Art, and Haynes Tsuba of Suruga.